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Recall 15V579000

Incorrect Vehicle Identification Numbers Printed On Certification Labels

Recall Details

The vehicle certification label on the driver's door area may have the improper vehicle identification number (VIN) listed. Dealers will install corrected certification labels free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The vehicle certification label may have an incorrect vehicle identification numbers (VIN) printed on it.

What Should You Do?

Recalls on your Mitsubishi must be performed by a Mitsubishi dealership. Mitsubishi will begin notifying known owners of affected vehicles in October 2015. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Mitsubishi dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

Body, Interior & Misc., September 21, 2015

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
September 21, 2015
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
2
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
15V579000
Component
EQUIPMENT
Summary
Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (Mitsubishi) is recalling certain model year 2011 Outlander Sport vehicles manufactured on December 3, 2010. The affected vehicles are equipped with incorrect certification labels that were installed during manufacturing. The incorrect labels do not have the correct vehicle identification numbers (VIN) printed on the label. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification."
Consequence
A vehicle must comply with all regulatory requirements to ensure that it is safe.
Remedy
Mitsubishi will notify owners, and dealers will install corrected certification labels, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Mitsubishi customer service at 1-888-648-7820. Mitsubishi's number for this recall is SR-15-010.
Notify
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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